A higher score on the Dietary Inflammatory Index — indicating a more proinflammatory diet — had a significant association with diabetes, according to a new study.
The association with diabetes was even stronger when a patient’s HbA1c was greater than 9%, researchers also wrote in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine.
The Dietary Inflammatory Index is a tool that measures the impact of different types of food and nutrients on inflammatory biomarkers, according to Dana E. King, MD, MS, and Jun Xiang, MS, MA, of the department of family medicine at West Virginia
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